Sustainable Procurement Team of the Year


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Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

This award recognises the procurement team that has demonstrated a committed approach to the delivery of sustainable procurement over the past 12 months. Leaders in their field, the team will be setting the standards for the profession to follow and will be the driving force behind their organisations sustainability commitments in the years ahead.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Innovation in Sustainable Practices: Demonstrate innovative approaches to integrating sustainability into procurement processes, such as sourcing from environmentally friendly suppliers or implementing circular economy principles.
  • Environmental Impact Reduction: Provide an achieved measurable reduction in the environmental impact of procurement activities, such as reducing carbon emissions, waste generation, or water usage.
  • Supplier Engagement and Collaboration: Demonstrate strong engagement with suppliers to promote sustainable practices throughout the supply chain, fostering collaboration for mutual sustainability goals.
  • Community and Social Responsibility: Demonstrate commitment to social responsibility by supporting local communities, promoting fair labor practices, and ensuring ethical sourcing.
  • Commitment to Continuous Improvement: Demonstrated a commitment to ongoing learning and improvement in sustainable procurement practices, including participation in industry initiatives and continuous professional development.
  • Supporting facts & statements: Include any other facts or statements that you feel are relevant to support your entry.